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The Toll of Our Toiling
John Piper takes an eight-month leave of absence.
Collin Hansen | posted 3/30/2010 09:18AM
Surprise and admiration have characterized the response so far to news that Bethlehem Baptist Church pastor John Piper will take an eight-month leave of absence from public ministry between May 1 and December 31, 2010. [...]

Q: “What is the most important thing you do as our Pastor?”

March 29, 2010 by Phil Miglioratti · Leave a Comment 
I’M GLAD YOU ASKED…
Q. What is the most important thing you do as our Pastor?
A. In thinking about my response to your question I was tempted to simply go to the duties listed in our Constitution, and offer the one that was on the top of list. Most Pastors have many responsibilities: [...]

Some Down-Time Needed for up-Time!

March 29, 2010 by Phil Miglioratti · Leave a Comment 
DOWN TIME
1986-June 12- JOURNAL ENTRY_Marilyn and I sat at our Thursday morning (day off) McDonald’s table, eating our Dunkin Donut (coffee from McDonalds).  I confessed my weariness. . . .so tired . . . too many people constantly wanting counsel and advice.  Pastors and wives [...]

More Time ~> More Prayer

March 22, 2010 by Phil Miglioratti · Leave a Comment 
Extended Times of Personal Prayer
“Like flying over the battlefield in a reconnaissance plane, a day of prayer gives opportunity to think of the world from God’s point of view.  Especially when going through some difficulty we need this perspective to sharpen our vision of the unseen and to let the [...]

Prayer is a Glue for Leadership

March 22, 2010 by Phil Miglioratti · Leave a Comment 
A Pastor at Heart, Stay Connected to Your People
Written by Kenneth Gosnell
Erwin McManus, in his book entitled Chasing Daylight says, “The most important moments rarely come at a convenient time. Sometimes you wish that God would check your calendar first. The ironic part is that our schedules get packed with mundane and ordinary, [...]